There is need for initial consultation and detailed explanation of the procedure before the procedure is done. After your consultation you are free to book two extra consultation to discuss again or clarify information given to you. Any other consultation aside this will attract a fee. If you are taking unprescribed or prescribed drugs do tell your doctors about these during consultation. If you have any concern about the procedure please be willing to talk to us about it
When you are ready for the procedure, you will be given a bill. Kindly note that you will only be scheduled for your procedure after payment is confirmed. After payment is made, you will be scheduled for blood test to certify you fit. In some cases you will need to do more test if you have other medical health issues. Adults above 40 years are mandated to do their chest X-ray and Echocardiography to rule out heart or chest problem. This is however not diagnosis exclusive. You might be asked to undergo other investigations based on our Doctor’s evaluation of you. Please also be willing to volunteer any information that will help us through your procedures. Please also note that money transferred to our account for any procedure is non-refundable but can be transferred for other services
The anaesthesiologist will ask you some questions for your safety before the procedure. There will be intravenous line or lines set on your upper limb or lower limb to allow for drug administration. In some cases we use central lines if the peripheral veins can’t be seen. You will be fully covered throughout the procedure time to protect your privacy.
1. You will need to fast for at least 6 hours before the procedure. Usually for major surgery you are not allowed to take food or water from 12 midnight on the day of your procedure. For minor surgery, you might need to be fast for some hours. If there is any change you will be clearly informed. If you are however not clear please ask from any of our doctors. 2. If you have any prescribed drug to use on the day of your procedure (e.g drugs for hypertension or diabetics), kindly inform you doctor to guide you on how to use it or what method is best to use them Before the procedure special marking are done on your body to identify specific areas of the body to be worked for fat removal during surgery. 3. We usually take a before and after picture for both medical and legal reasons and in some cases, we can use or post some of these pictures to create awareness about the procedure. Be assured that your face will not be shown in any of these pictures. In some cases we do live videos to encourage others and the community as a whole on some of these procedures. Be rest assure that during any of these processes, you would be covered to protect your privacy. We respect you and your opinion about how your body should be handled during the procedure or procedures. However, if you are not comfortable, please be kind enough to tell us before your procedure. 4. In the theatre, you will notice new faces; these are the support team for your procedure. 5. You would also be mandated to sign informed consent for the procedure under which if not signed we cannot proceed with your procedure. It can also be signed by any adult apart from you. We will also want to assume that you are not pregnant before the procedure as we can’t guarantee from laboratory test even if the result shows that you are not pregnant. We have seen both falsely positive and falsely negative test results on few occasions. We also advice that you come with an adult for your procedure to help you out in case you need a family support before or after your procedure. 6. If you do smoke you need to stop at least 21 days before your procedure. Smoking increase your bleeding tendency and prolong your healing time. It also increase your tendency of having complications. 7. You will be cleaned in theater before your procedure
Complications that can arise from this procedure include: Pain, Scar, Itching, Swelling, Infection, Bleeding under the skin, Anaesthesia or numbness, Bruising, Skin sagging, Fibrosis (usually under the skin), Keloid and Hypertrophic scars. Be rest assured this is a relatively safe procedure. We love you, we care about your safety, we care about your health and outcome of your surgery
We strongly advice that you do a proper planning for your procedure before decision is made on any specific date. We can understand sometimes it might not be convenient when the change has to be made but we are schedule clinic and any change is at a cost to the hospital and our organization structure. As a result, following your decision to change or cancel your procedure the clinic will debit against your balance an inconvenience cost of three hundred thousand naira(N300,000). For a change in date, the blood test will be this will cost seventy thousand naira only.